LibriVox recording of War Stories for My Grandchildren by John Watson Foster. Read in English by Lynne T; DrPGould; Nelson Hay; Chris A. Hawkins; jenno; Robert Robinson; MaryAnn; H.K. Virgil; RonBroach After years of telling these stories to his grandchildren, Foster was prevailed on to write them down for future generations. Rather than rely on his memory, he conducted research for accuracy. He served as a colonel for the Union Army during the American Civil War and later went on to serve as U.S. Secretary of State under President Benjamin Harrison. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.